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Workload Automation Integrations and What To Look For

Being able to centrally manage automation via integrations is an important way for enterprises to manage disparate and often siloed IT systems. This article defines workload automation integrations, and gives tips around how to future proof your next investment.

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11 Ways to Prepare for A Workload Automation Migration

Learn how to ensure a successful workload automation migration project with a process-driven approach to converting from one solution to another.

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Workload Automation Case Study: European Bank Modernizes WLA Platform

Learn how a Dutch Bank automates workloads as part of their mainframe modernization project by replacing IBM TWS/IWS with Stonebranch Universal Automation Center, reducing costs and improving the transparency of their IT processes.

Static vs Dynamic IT Automation and How They Work Together

Although some organizations have completely evolved their IT operations using dynamic, event-based workload automation, others utilize both static and dynamic IT Automation to fulfill their enterprise-wide automation needs. Here we explain how traditional static job scheduling and dynamic workload automation concepts can come together to automate processes across the entire enterprise, regardless of environment.

What is DevOps, Why Does it Exist, and How Does it Help?

Organizations following the curve of modernization require the adoption of DevOps automation in order to remain competitive and offer the kind of seamless digital business landscape expected. In this blog article, learn how organizations leverage a DevOps model, and how modern workload automation solutions can support a Jobs-as-Code model.

Workload Automation for Hybrid Cloud Management

Learn how IT operations professionals are leveraging workload automation solutions to support their hybrid IT strategies and hybrid cloud management.

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Hybrid Cloud vs Multi-Cloud vs Hybrid IT Strategies

In this article, we define hybrid cloud, multi cloud and hybrid IT and explain what challenges these strategies mean for IT operations.

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How To Install External Python Modules in Universal Agent

A technical how-to written by Colin Cocksedge, Director Product Management at Stonebranch, on how to install external python modules on Universal Agent (UA).

Orchestrating the Data Supply Chain with OpenShift

This blog post explains how to securely transfer business data located on the cloud, on mainframe, or in a hybrid environment to (or from) an application running on OpenShift.

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Making the Most of the Data Economy

Data management is the lifeblood of any enterprise. Discover why organizations today must be able to ensure that the right data from the value chain is available in the right place and at the right time utilizing the right data engine for moving data across platforms

Dynamic IT Automation for Telcos, Part 2

Billing processes are part of the core operations of a Telco. Automating billing processes offer significant efficiencies and improvements in lead time, quality and cost.

Running Universal Agents in Docker Containers

In this blog post we examine a sample dockerfile, entrypoint script, and the docker build and run commands needed to implement and run Universal Agent in a Docker container.

It's Time to Replace Your CA Automic Workload Automation

Read this blog post and discover why it's time to replace CA Automic Workload Automation (WLA) and put a cloud-native, vendor-agnostic, web-based automation solution in place.

Dynamic IT Automation for Telcos, Part 1 - Why & What to Automate?

IT automation offers many benefits for telecommunications when it comes to enabling digital transformation. This article explores significant benefits and outlines several relevant use cases.

The Hybrid Cloud Conundrum

Hybrid cloud environments can pose a major obstacle for organizations. Read our take on this challenging IT topic and discover how to tackle it and provide a seamless experience to both the user and administrator.

Dynamic Automation: Free Up Your Workforce

Read this blog and discover how dynamic workload automation uses a combination of distributed and cloud technology to realize real-time, event-driven IT automation.

The Need for a ‘Magic Engine’

Why IT teams should be looking for new generation workload automation platforms to apply to the challenges of digital transformation.

SET SAIL - An Article from The Produktkulturmagazin

Even with the most experienced rowers, a ship cannot sail as fast as with the power of the wind. Dynamic IT automation harnesses that wind. Read this article to understand why transformation & automation go together like sails & wind